Generalization of differential operators by using differential forms

Emre Dil

Abstract


In this study, we derive the mostly used differential operators in physics, such as gradient, divergence, curl and Laplacian in different coordinate systems; Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems by using the differential forms. Also, we finally derive these differential operators for the generalized coordinates.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7212%2Fzkufbd.v8i1.739

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